Jim Anthony
David Barondess
Ahnalee Brincks
  Simone Charles
Honglei Chen
  Gustavo de los Campos
Debra Furr-Holden
Joseph Gardiner
Kelly Hirko
Claudia Holzman
Carol Janney
  Allan Kozlowski
Jean Kerver
Chenxi Li
Qing Lu
Zhehui Luo
Claire Margerison-Zilko
Janet Osuch
Nigel Paneth
Dorothy Pathak
James Pivarnik
Mat Reeves
A.Mahdi. Saeed
Nicole Talge
David Todem
Ana Vázquez
Elizabeth (Betsy) Wasilevich
Lixin Zhang
  Adjunct Faculty
  Emeritus Faculty


  David Barondess 


  Madeleine Lenski



Naomi Breslau, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

ISI HighlyCited

Dr. Breslau is a highly cited psychiatric epidemiologist and PhD-trained sociologist who makes major contributions and scientific advances in the epidemiological study of numerous psychiatric conditions and behavioral disturbances, most prominently post-traumatic stress disorder and tobacco dependence.

She also has been an important contributor of epidemiological evidence on long-term effects of low birthweight (e.g., with respect to problem-solving capacities as disclosed by intelligence and other cognitive testing).

She holds multiple NIH research awards, and has been actively involved in development of training programs at MSU. .

(See for more details about Dr. Breslau’s research contributions.)

Julie Wirth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Graduate Program Coordinator

Ph.D. Thomas Jefferson University, Microbiology, 1979
M.S., Michigan State University, Epidemiology, 2001

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
909 Fee Road  Room B601
Michigan State University
East Lansing 48824


Dr. Wirth is a PhD microbiologist with graduate training in epidemiology, whose current primary research focus is the study of exposures to organochlorines and male reproductive health. She also is expert in research on environmental chemicals and human health generally, and is studying gene-environment interactions using epidemiological and microbiological research approaches.

Dr. Wirth helps to link the department faculty and students with the Michigan Department of Community Health’s epidemiological research activities.